Conservation

Treatment date
28 September 2009

Reason for treatment
Post-excavation

Treatment proposal
Examine, X-ray, clean, repair, stabilize, and repack as required.

Condition
The object came back from York with small mineralised textile remains detached from the object. Some of the wooden remains were loose.

Treatment details
The packaging of the object was modified to make it more accessible. The loose wood remains were consolidated with 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a glass micropipette. The textile fragment was placed inside a gelatine capsule together with the object.